floating

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float·ing

adjective \ˈflō-tiŋ\

: continually moving or changing position

: having no fixed value or rate

: not associated with a particular political party : not certain to vote for a particular candidate or party in an election

Full Definition of FLOATING

1
:  buoyed on or in a fluid
2
:  located out of the normal position <a floating kidney>
3
a :  continually drifting or changing position <the floating population>
b :  not presently committed or invested <floating capital>
c :  short-term and usually not funded <floating debt>
d :  having no fixed value or rate <floating currencies> <floating interest rates>
4
:  connected or constructed so as to operate and adjust smoothly <a floating axle>

Examples of FLOATING

  1. <the wreckage remained floating for hours>

First Known Use of FLOATING

1600

Rhymes with FLOATING

float·ing

adjective \ˈflōt-iŋ\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLOATING

: located out of the normal position or abnormally movable <a floating kidney>

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